Electrical Technology

Electrical Technology provides training in the areas of residential, commercial and industrial electrical occupations. Instruction is provided in the area of safety, good work habits, teamwork, communication skills and entry-level knowledge that enables graduates to obtain employment as a multi-craft electro-mechanical technologist. Day and evening classes are available. The program is located on the Ayers and East Broad campuses.

Credentials available



Wesley Beecham, Ayers Campus, Anniston

Todd Chandler, East Broad Campus, Gadsden

Dual Enrollment 

Electrical Technology is a scholarship-eligible program for Gadsden State’s Dual Enrollment Program. The program is available to eligible high school students. Through Dual Enrollment, students earn both college and high school credits. Eligible students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. They must be a high school sophomore, junior or senior, and they must have approval from a high school counselor or administrator. Limited scholarships and grants are available!


Employment outlook

  • 2022 Median Pay: $60,240 per year
  • Number of jobs nationwide: 762,600
  • Employment growth projection by 2032: 6%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Programmable Logic Control
  • Computer Animated Electrical Design
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology